In addition to applying for scholarships, every student should submit:
1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for federal student aid
Top 10 FAFSA Myths
2. Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) to determine eligibility for state aid and Bright Futures
Oviedo High School Scholarship List, last updated 4/18/2024
For additional scholarship opportunities, visit the SCPS Scholarship page at
Key: Orange lines indicate Central Florida scholarships,
Blue lines indicate Oviedo/Seminole County scholarships,
Yellow lines indicate Florida scholarships
Recently AddedSponsor NameDeadlineCan be used at Vocational/trade school EligibilityValueContact/Email/Link
Bring Back the TradesMonthlyYesSenior, planning on enrolling in a vocational/trade school. Essay$1,000 (one winner chosen each month during the school year)
Grades 10-12BigFuture ScholarshipsMonthly from January of sophomore year to February of senior yearEarn entries in monthly drawings for $500 and $40,000 scholarships by completing steps to plan for college. The sooner you start and the more steps you complete, the more chances you’ll have to win. Every month, BigFuture selects two $40,000 winners and hundreds of $500 winners who complete one or more steps.$500-$40,000
Seminole State College First Generation Program ScholarshipPriority April 26, 2024 Final: July 25, 2024Through a generous donation from the Wayne M. Densch Charities, Inc, SSC is offering 75 incoming students for Fall the opportunity to participate in a first generation scholarship program in which they receive a $750 scholarship each semester (fall and spring, total award up to $3,000) for your first two years at SSC. To be eligible, you must apply and be accepted to SSC, complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA, and submit a scholarship application (including a 500 word essay and one letter of recommendation.75 $3,000 awards
Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association Student ScholarshipApril 26, 2024Two scholarships: Hospitality Student Scholarship: Central Florida High School students graduating in 2024 are eligible to apply and must be fully admitted to a Central Florida Undergraduate Hospitality Program by September 2024. Hospitality Student Full Ride Scholarship: Applicants must be 2024 Central Florida high school graduates registered and fully admitted to a Central Florida Undergraduate Hospitality Program by September 2024 and have a minimum 3.0
Kim's Community Scholarship ContestApril 27, 2024YesOpen to graduating seniors who are also Oviedo and Winter Springs area residents. An application, two letters of recommendation, and a one-page essay (topic: "What Home Means To Me") are required.$1,000Kim Coburn Scholarship Contest 2024.pdf
Shawn Carter FoundationApril 30, 2024YesThe Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. By removing some of the financial burdens associated with going to, surviving in, and graduating from college, the SCSF plays a vital role in increasing college access and success for many motivated yet underserved youth and young adults. The SCSF provides individual grants, paid directly to the educational institution, to every student who qualifies and reapplies yearly, from admission to graduation. The grant can be used to cover tuition expenses and related supplemental educational expenses such as books, lab fees, travel and select costs of living. All Shawn Carter Scholars are required to “give back” by conducting community service and by serving as mentors to younger, aspiring Shawn Carter Scholars.varies
Pearlie's Lift UpApril 30, 2024YesHS Senior. Enroll full time at an
accrediated college, university or vocational/technical program. Min 2.5 GPA. Minimum of 50 hours of community service.
IVLS College ScholarshipApril 30, 2024YesScholarship for a US citizen who will attend a two or four year college in the fall. Selection is merit based (minimum gpa is a 2.5) and determined by the creativity of a 300-500 word essay.$1,000
Central Florida Epilepsy ScholarshipApril 30, 2024YesStudent affected by epilepsy, themselves or immediate family
University Behavioral Center ScholarshipsMay 10, 2024Senior. Dealt with mental health challeges either personally or with someone close.$500
for 12th & 11th gradersB. Davis ScholarshipMay 21, 2024Available to high school juniors and seniors who visit the website.$1,000
Capco 2024 Higher Education ScholarshipMay 24, 2024YesFlorida college-bound (4 year, 2 year, and trade schools) high school seniors from Seminole/Orange Counties who have dedicated themselves to academic achievement are encouraged to apply. This scholarship will be awarded based on creativity and academic dedication. Applicants complete an application, provide a transcript, a letter or recommendation, copy of SAT/ACT scores, and a one page essay on "How has AI impacted and how will it influence banking long-term".5 - $1,000 awardsCapco_Higher_Education_Scholarship_Program_2024.pdf
Regions Riding Forward ScholarshipQuarterly due dates starting May 31, 2024HS senior with a min GPA 2.0, 500 word essay or video essay30 $2500 awards
NewThe Allison T. Zimmon Memorial ScholarshipJune 1, 2024For high school seniors graduating from a Seminole or Orange County high school or attending an accredited Central Florida College, with a minimum 3.0 gpa, at least 50 hours of verifiable community service within the past two years, and intereste in pursuing a service orientated field of study.$1,000
Seminole Club of Greater Orlando ScholarshipJune 5, 2024NoThe purpose of this scholarship is to award deserving students funding towards payment of undergraduate studies. The scholarship is $1,851 (maximum) per student - the amount reflects the FSU establishment year of 1851. Once the SCGO selection committee chooses the yearly recipients, funds are disbursed to the Office of Financial Aid to be used by the student towards university fees and books. Must be from Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County and show active community involvement through past or ongoing participation in athletics, the arts, civic community service, or other activities.$1851 maximum per studentSeminole Club of Greater Orlando.pdf
Kantner Foundation ScholarshipJuly 1, 2024NoThe Kantner Foundation was established in 1987 by Woodrow A. Kantner, a self-made real estate developer and investor from Martin County, Florida, to carry out his twin objectives of providing scholarships to like-minded high school students and advancing the free enterprise system. The Kantner Foundation recognizes outstanding high school students who have demonstrated an understanding of and commitment to entrepreneurship and may not otherwise be able to obtain a degree from a four year college or university. Graduating senior high school students who are full-time Florida residents are eligible to apply.
Coca Cola Scholarsopens August 1, closes October 2, 2023YesThis is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to students in their final year of high school. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Open to students who are in their final year of high school, have a 3.0/B average, and who will pursue a degree at a post-secondary institution immediately following high school.varies
AES Engineering ScholarshipOctober 8, 2023Scholarship awarded on the basis of character, not gpa. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? High School seniors may apply.$500
Wendy's High School Heisman3 pm on October 17, 2023The program celebrates and rewards outstanding male and female scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories happen no only on the field, but also in their schools and communities. Eligible students have a minimum 3.0 cumulative weighted gpa, participate(d) in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the recognized sports, and be a leader in school and in the community.varies
University of Florida Honors Program Stamps Scholarship and the John V. Lombardi ScholarshipTo be considered for nomination by Oviedo High School, materials due October 18, 2023 by 1:30 p.m.The Honors Program is looking for creative, forward-thinking individuals with an interest in global issues and a willingness to learn and study outside of their comfort zone. Stamps and Lombardi Scholars prepare to make a positive difference in their academic and professional communities by interacting with students and faculty members from a variety of academic disciplines throughout their undergraduate careers. To be eligible for these programs, students must be nominated by their high school. High schools may nominate up to two students to be reviewed for these prestigious scholarships. Senior resume and essay to one of two application essay prompts, turned into school guidance counselor on or before October 18, 2023 by 1:30 pm. Application FAQ, instructions, and questions.$2,700 each semester for 8 semesters, plus fully funded summer enrichment experiences
Oviedo Woman's Club - Great Day In The Country Student Art
Fest Scholarships
October 20, 2023YesSeeking applications from graduating high school seniors who intend to continue their education.varies
Omega Psi Phi Omega Beta Beta Chapter High School Essay ContestOctober 20, 2023Open to college bound high school senoirs who submit an essay between 700 and 750 words in length. 2023 Topic: "With politics gaining the bulk of discussion, what can the younger generation do to ensure that elected leaders understand the impact of gaining their vote?"
For all grade levelsVeterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Voice of DemocracyOctober 31, 2023YesOpen to all high schoolers, record an audio essay. The 2023 theme is "Why is the Veteran Important?" Submit to local VFW chapter in Winter Springs: or Chuluota:$30,000
University of Miami George W Jenkins ScholarshipNovember 1, 2023NoHS senior from Florida who has overcome significant adversity, School Counselor Nomination required.$200,000
North Carolina State University Park ScholarshipNovember 1, 2023No40 four-year scholarships (covering tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, travel, computer stipend, and personal expenses as well as grants to fund professional and personal enrichment experiences) are awarded on the basis of outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. 25% of the scholarships are designated for out of state residents. Recipients also participate in the Park Enrichment Academy leadership development program, retreats, learning labs, and mentoring by other Park Scholars.$221,000
University of Virginia Jefferson ScholarshipNovember 1, 2023NoOviedo HS can nominate one Oviedo High School senior. Any student wishing to be considered for the school's nomination should send the following via email to by November 1, 2023: Student resume of academic and extracurricular activities and honors as well as a one-page max personal statement about why you should be the school's nominee for this scholarship. UVA awards the Jefferson Scholarship to high school seniors who demonstrate excellence and exceptional potential in the areas of leadership, scholarship, and engaged citizenship. Recipients receive the entire cost of attendance at UVA and many supplemental enrichment experiences.$345,000
University of Texas at Dallas Eugene McDermott Scholars Program November 1, 2023NoStrong academics and leadership, no test scores needed from ACT/SATFull ride, including study abroad
Elks Most Valuable Student ScholarshipNovember 13, 2023500 four-year scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who are US citizens and are based on academics, leadership, and financial need. Applicants do not have to be related to a member of the Elks. Male and female applicants compete separately. In addition, the Winter Park Elks Lodge awards five $2,000 one year scholarships to area students. Students are selected from the list of applicants who were not selected for an Elks National Foundation award. Be sure to choose Winter Park Lodge #1830 as their sponsoring Lodge.$1,000 to $12,500 per
Arthur Pappy Kennedy ScholarshipWas October 30, extended to November 15, 2023The scholarship is designed to assist BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) high school seniors in grade 12 who are motivated and plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution in the fall of 2024. For scholarship eligibility, students must complete the application and meet the following requirements: participation in school leadership activities and/or extra-curricular programs and strong volunteer/charitable service record, overall GPA of 2.5 or better, two letters of recommendation from your high school counselors, teachers, church leader, or mentor, and a 500–750 word typed essay. Link to recent news story about this scholarship.$2,000
US Space Force ROTC High School ScholarshipNovember 30, 2023Pays 100% college tuition and authorized fees plus a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Students must meet minimum academic requirements of an SAT composite of 1240 or ACT composite of 26 (superscores are not accepted) and have an unweighted cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher. you're under no service obligation by simply applying for an AFROTC scholarship, however if awarded a scholarship, you become obligated when you accept and sign an agreement with the USAF.varies
Congress-Bundestag Vocational Exchange Program (CBYX)December 1, 2023Senior. Min GPA 2.5. Able to serve as ambassador to US. Study of German is advantageous but not required. Must be nominated by school to apply. Full year program runs from July to June. 13th year abroad in Germany learning and gaining work experience.unknown
Ron Brown Scholars ProgramDecember 1, 2023RBSP competitively awards 45 – 50 four-year scholarships to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth. Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship MUST be Black/African American, US citizens or permanent residents, and a current high school senior at the time of their application.

Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline.
$40,000 ($10,000 per year)
Science Ambassador ScholarshipDecember 13, 2023Women interested in a STEM career, must make a 3 minute videoFull tuition
9th - 11th gradesBen Carson Scholarship FundNominations due December 15, 2023, Student Application due January 12, 2024YesGrades 9-11. One nominee per school. Merit based. To be considered, submit an academic resume along with one of the two high school essay questions from$1,000See Mrs. Craft; general information at
Equitable ExcellenceDecember 18, 2023Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year, demonstrate financial need, and be willing to provide a release to publicize their identities and informaiton about their achievements along with photographs for use in program promotion/information.100 renewable awards of $4,000 each and up to 100 one-time awards of $2500 will be granted.
All grade levelsOCIA "I Have A Dream" AwardDecember 18, 2023Oviedo Citizens in Action is seeking to honor people who are carrying out Dr. King's words, people who have embraced King's dream. Eligible candidates have organized activities that help others, participated or organized activities that promote understanding and acceptance, and/or are helping better the Oviedo community in ways that fall under Dr. King's definition of service. No effort is too small for consideration.$100Dream Ap 2024.docx
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Scholarship ContestDecember 22, 2023Candidates must be high school seniors with a 2.5 or higher gpa. Candidates create a speech applying one of Dr. King's quotes to a challenge our country is currently facing. A copy of the speech and completed application are due by December 22, 2023. Applicants must perform a memorized oral presentation at the 6 pm Friday, January 12, 2024 banquet. First, second, and third place winners will be selected. If one of these winners attend SSC, they will be awarded a $3,000 scholarship. If the first, second, or third place winner does not attend SSC, this scholarship will be offered to the next contestant.Up to $3,000 if winner attends Seminole State College of FloridaMLK_SANFORD 2024 Oratorical Application (4).pdf
US Air Force ROTC High School ScholarshipLast day to initiate application is December 31, 2023Pays 100% college tuition and authorized fees plus a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Students must meet minimum academic requirements of an SAT compsite of 1240 or ACT compsite of 26 (superscores are not accepted) and have an unweighted cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher. you're under no service obligation by simply applying for an AFROTC scholarship, however if awarded a scholarship, you become obligated when you accept and sign an agreement with the USAF.variesHigh School Scholarship Types | Scholarships | U.S. Air Force ROTC
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Fall ScholarshipDecember 31, 2023YesMerit based, write short essay$1,000
Nitro Scholarship SweepstakesDue the last day of each month until December 31, 2023The Nitro Scholarship Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) eligibility requirements at the time of entry. Winners chosen monthly.$1000 - $2000*1mhwq6*_up*MQ..&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIt4iA-M3F_wIVPMfjBx21dwSHEAEYASAAEgILzvD_BwE
Taco Bell Foundation, Live Mas ScholarshipJanuary 3, 2024YesSubmit a video that tells your story of your real, driving passion.$25,000
GE-Reagan Foundation
Scholarship Program
January 4, 2024NoHigh school seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, and integrity, display strong academic performance, be US Citizens, and enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or univeristy in the US.
and citizenship.
$10,000 per year for 4 yearsGE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
All grade levelsDiller TeenTikkun Olam AwardsJanuary 5, 2024Aged 13-19, self-identified as Jewish, serving in a leadership role on a project aimed at repairing the world, residents of the US15 $36,000 awards
Project Weather ScholarshpiJanuary 8, 2024One qualified senior from each of our nine area counties, including Seminole, will be awarded $1,000.$1,000
Rotary Rising Achievers Award & Scholarship ProgramJanuary 10, 2024YesThis program recognizes and honors students who have managed unusal responsibilities or overcome significant obstacles, yet are going on to earn their high school diploma. Scholarships are available to recognized students with demonstrated financial need.$2000 awards or 2 year SSC tuition scholarships2024 RAP Application.docx
Jackie Robinson Foundation ScholarshipJanuary 10, 2024NoEligible applicants are graduating, minority high school seniors, US Citizens, demonstrate acaemic excellence, leadership potential, community service, and present evidence of financial need. Students must plan to attend an accredited 4-year college/university and have not accrued more than 25% of credits needs to graduate from college.variesApply - Jackie Robinson Foundation
ARRL Foundation Scholarship
January 10, 2024 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program for eligible amateur radio operators pursuing higher education. The ARRL Foundation manages more than 100 scholarships.$500 - $25000
Elks Florida Foundation Scholarships, Hope ScholarshipJanuary 12, 2024YesSenior with an unweighted gpa from 2.3-3.59. Student's with gpa's above 3.59 cannot apply. Demonstrated leadership. Special consideration is given to those students who have shouldered extra responsibility such as working throughout their high school career to help provide support for siblings or family.$3,000-$20,000 per recipient
Florida PEO GL Chapter ScholarshipJanuary 15, 2024YesFemale resident of Florida with a cumulative unweighted gpa of 3.0 or greater who meets requirements of scholarship, character, leadership, and financial need.$3000/year renewable for a second year.PEO Scholarship 2023.pdf
National Horticulture FoundationJanuary 15,2024Applicant must be an incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student planning to attend a community college, college, university or other post graduate program. The student must enroll full-time in a horticulture program or related field with the intent to graduate in that field. Applicant must maintain an above average grade point of 2.5. Award recipients are eligible to reapply for scholarship annually. unknown
National Horticulture Foundation James H. Davis Memorial
January 15, 2024Applicant must be an incoming freshman, sophomore, junior, senior planning to attend a community college, college, university or other program in Florida. The student must enroll full-time in a horticulture program or related field with the intent to graduate in that field. A 2.0 (C) or above grade point average is required of the applicant. Scholarships are based on financial need. Award recipients are eligible to reapply for scholarship annually.unknown
Army ROTC ScholarshipsApplications submitted by January 15, 2024 to be reviewed January 22-26, 2024Get the full college experience, only with less debt, in exchange for a career serving in the Army as an Officer after graduation. ROTC scholarship can cover either tuition and fees, or room and board, and each comes with money for living ($420/month) and books ($1200/year). The scholarship can be applied to any of the more than 1,000 participating schools. Your achievements and grades determine if you'lll be awarded a scholarship, not your financial need.variesROTC Scholarships |
United States Jaycee
International (JCI) Senate Foundation
January 19, 2024Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of the recipient’s choice.$1,000
Florida Retired Educators FoundationJanuary 20, 2024Florida high school senior planning to pursue a career in education; Minimum credentials: unweighted gpa of a 3.0 and SAT 1000 or ACT 22. Student application due January 20, supporting documents due January 31.$1,000 per year for 4 years
Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of ArtsJanuary 31, 2024YesMin 3.0 GPA. Student who is interested in the arts.$1000
DAR ScholarshipsJanuary 31, 2024Each year DAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of higher education in diverse areas of study including history, economics, law, political science, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, elementary and secondary education, chemistry, math, science, and English. Applicants who are U.S. Citizens are
Florida Institute of Technology Full Tuition ScholarshipFebruary 1, 2024NoStudents who qualify for the Bright Futures Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) award are eligible to be considered for a Panther Distinguished Scholar Award, a combination of scholarships and grants that covers full tuition plus facilities and activities fees. The scholarship is availalbe to a limited number of incoming freshmen. To be considered, applicants must complete the FFAA (Florida FInancial Aid Application), qualify for FAS, apply and be admitted by February 1, 2024, complete the FAFSA by February 1, 2024, an dcomplete the Fla Tech Panther Distinguished Scholar application by February 1, 2024.Over $40,
Support Our ScholarsFebruary 1, 2024Young women with exceptional academic achievement from Central Florida high schools are mentored throughout their four years of college and beyond. Low income and first-generation students receive a trained mentor, $10,000 over four years, complete dorm room provisions, a laptop computer, a support team of professional women for contacts and internships, and a sisterhood of Scholars and graduates. $10,000 plus extras
Ohio State University Alumni Club of Central FloridaFebruary 1, 2024NoThe Ohio State Alumni Club of Central Florida awards competitive merit-based scholarships based on academic merit and school and community involvement. Eligible students are from Seminole, Orange, and Osceola counties in Central Florida. Students must apply to Ohio State to get their "lastname.#" needed to enter the ScholarshipUniverse portal. Acceptance to OSU is not required to apply for scholarships, applicants do not need to be children of alumni, and there is no legacy scholarship for children of alumni. Preference is given to students who apply to OSU by November 1.Information for Students and Counselors.doc
Central Florida Fair ScholarshipFebruary 1, 2024The Board of Directors of the Central Florida Fair will award two (2) $2,500 college scholarships to the qualifying graduating high school seniors who best exemplify their support of the Central Florida Fair, their personal initiative in extra-curricular activities, and their own personal attributes that will ensure their success in the arena of higher education. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage young people to pursue a college education who might not otherwise have an opportunity. Applicants must be or have been participants in the Central Florida Fair to qualify. $2,500
Physicians Society of Central Florida - Dr. Zabunnissa Vyas ScholarshipFebruary 2, 2024Seminole County senior with a 3.5 gpa or better and who has expressed a desire and commitment to pusue a career in the medical field in Florida. Preference given to applicants who have been financially challenged.3 - $1,000 scholarships are available
Physicians Society of Central Florida - Dr. Willie Newman ScholarshipFebruary 2, 2024Commitment to pursue career as a physician, is in the top 25% of their graduating class, good character. Special considerations given to students who have managed unusual responsibilities and/or overcome significant obstacles.$1,000
Physicians Society of Central Florida - Dr. Luis Perez ScholarshipFebruary 2, 2024Seminole County Senior with a 3.5 gpa or better and who have done well in 3 science classes. Awarded based on merit and need.$1,000
FASFEPA Vivian Scott ScholarshipFebruary 2, 2024The Vivian Scott Scholarship helps support High School Seniors as they attend college. Qualification: High school senior who is eligible for free/reduced price meals and enrolled in a Florida public school. Mrs. Vivian Laverne Jackson Scott was born and reared in Hamilton County. She was 1 of 10 children in a household that truly believed in education and work ethic. Her parents taught her much about hard work on their family farm. This work ethic transferred to the school and anything she touched in life. Mrs. Scott was an excellent student, graduating at the top of her class. After graduation she continued her education at the University of West Florida and Florida State. Upon college graduation, she dedicated her life to education and taught in Hamilton County for over 30 years. From the classroom to the district office, she touched one life after the other. Her memory forever lives in the hearts of those who knew her and to know her was to love her.2 - $2,000 Scholarships awarded in each FASFEPA region2024 FASFEPA VIVIAN SCOTT SCHOLARSHIP .docx (1).pdf
American Meteorological Society (AMS) Freshman Undergraduate ScholarshipFebruary 3, 2024Senior, planning in majoring in atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Marine biology is not eligible. Women, minorities, and disabled are strongly encouraged to applyvaries
Arts for Life! Scholarship ProgramFebruary 5, 2024YesStudents must submit a completed application form (page 5) and artist release form (page 6); a brief essay explaining “How the arts have positively influenced my life”; and, a portfolio of work based on the parameters (listed on pages 2-4) in creative writing, dance, drama, music or the visual arts. Applicants may apply under more than one discipline.25 - $1,000
Elks Legacy AwardsFebruary 5, 2024The Legacy Awards program provides $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues-paying Elk members. Awards will be announced in late April 2024. $4,
Jimmy Rane FoundationFebruary 8, 2024Seniors, 3.0 GPA, academic excellence, financial need.$500-$5,000
Lions Club District 35-0 Youth ExchangeScholarshipFebruary 9, 2024YesUse for educational travel, including youth exchange programs, or further education plans, financial need. In 2023, 9 scholarships were awarded from 110 applicants.$1,000YESTF APPLICATION FORM 2024.pdf
Boothe ScholarshipFebruary 12, 2024Established by former Principal Darvin Boothe in memory of his parents, Lois and W. A. Boothe. The scholarship is for students with disabilities who plan to further their education at a postsecondary institution. Mr. Boothe has been a longtime supporter of public education in Seminole County. This scholarship is specifically for students who have an IEP or 504 plan. Students describe their extracurricular activities, educational goals, and the impact of disbaility on their life. Students need to inlcude a transcript and two letters of recommendation.variesBoothe Scholarship Application.doc
Florida Engineering Society ScholarshipsFebruary 15, 2024Senior. Achieve minimum gpa and SAT/ACT test scores. Be US Citizen or permanent resident. Enroll in an college engineering program accredit by ABET.
Verbal. Major in engineering.
Hispanic Scholarship FundFebruary 15, 2024NoEligible candidates must be of Hispanic heritage, U.S. Citiezen, permanent legal resident, or DACA, have a minimum 3.0 gpa, plan to enroll full-time in a four-year university, and submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms.varies
Seminole State College Admissions ScholarshipsFebruary 16, 2024YesApplicants request consideration for one of two scholarships: 1) Academic Scholarship for those with a weighted 3.0 gpa or higher who are not eligible for a Bright Futures Scholarship OR 2) Bright Futures Companion Scholarship for those eligible for a Bright Futures Scholarship. Both can be applied towards tuition and fees for up to two years.varies
New simplified online application Oviedo-Winter Springs Lions Club Dennis Dulniak Book
February 16, 2024YesThe Oviedo-Winter Springs Lions Club will award a $1000 Dennis Dulniak 2024 Book Scholarship to a deserving graduate from each High School (Oviedo, Winter Springs, and Hagerty). The awards will be paid to the recipients to help cover the cost of books. Applicants are asked to write an essay that addresses the following: financial need, a personal or family adversity that was overcome, extracurriculars, volunteer service and/or employment, and their future career objectives and goals. Two finalists from each school will be invited to an interview.$1,000
Sia Yorker Brain Awareness Medical Science ScholarshipFebruary 16, 2024Central Florida high school senior who plans to attend an accredited college or university in Florida, and major in medical science.$500-$1,500
HBCU Week x Captal One ScholarshipFebruary 16, 2024Eligibile candidates must have proof of acceptance to an HBCU, attend an HBCU for the entirety of their college career, have a 3.0 & higher unweighted gpa, and demonstrate financial need.not specified
Corine V. Wilson ScholarshipFebruary 18, 2024Awarded to one graduating high scool senior from Orange or Seminole County who has been accepted by an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university for the 2024 academic year. Eligible candidates have significant financial need, a minimum 2.5 gpa, and have demonstrated community involvement, improvement in academics, and a desire to attend college. Applicants must write an essay of up to 750 characters; the essay prompt is provided on the application.$500
P.L.A.Y. Scholars Helping CollarsFebruary 26, 2024YesHelp animals in need.$1,500, $300 and $
Addition Financial J.A.M. Jr. Annual ScholarshipFebruary 29, 2024YesAdditional Financial primary or joint account holders who are graduation from high school in the spring or summer of 2024 and have been accepted into an accredited Florida college, university, or trade school may apply. Students must have a current cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher. Applicants muyst write two essays and provide one letter of recommendation.6 - $10,000 awards
University of Florida and Sante Fe College Cooperative Living OrganizationPriority: February 17, 2024 Final: March 31, 2024Students in need of low cost all-inclusive housing, a place to call home away from home that provides fresh cooked meals prepared for you and 79 others who become a diverse, friendly family. For $450 per month, this includes: Meals, Monday-Friday lunches and dinners; internet; fully furnished rooms; conducive study environments; computer lab; and willing residents to help a friend out. The Cooperative Living Organization, located one block from the main UF campus (behind Chipotle off of University Ave.), is now accepting applications for the Fall 2024-Spring 2025 semesters as well as Summer 2024. Varies depending on
Empowering Greatness ScholarshipFebruary 20, 2024The Farah & Farah Law Firm will award 5 high school seniors with two full years of college tuition! Scholarships will cover full tuition and local fees for 60 lower division semester credit hours at any Florida university, college or trade-school. Eligible students must attend a public or charter high school in Florida.Varies depending on school
Florida State University Service Scholar ProgramFebruary 23, 2024NoFSU's Service Scholars program recognizes graduating seniors with an outstanding record of community service and leadership who want to continue that commitment at FSU. Some benefits include a scholarship valued at $4,500 per year for up to four years, engagement with a diverse group of individuals and community issues, academic service learning and co-curricular engagement with community partners, development of collaborative working relationships and effective leadership practices, direct support by a team of faculty and staff mentors. Application due February 23 and recommendations due by March 1.$4500/year for up to 4 yearsService Scholar Application
Seminole Association of School Administrators ScholarshipFebruary 28, 2024SASA awards one scholarship to a graduating senior at each of the county’s nine high schools whose parent is a full-time employee of the Seminole County School District. Candidates should have an overall 3.0 gpa in those subjects related to their area of academic pursuit. An essay and one letter of recommendation must be submitted with the application.$1,000SASA Scholarship App 2024.docx.pdf
Florida PTAFebruary 29, 2024YesBe member of the school's PTA/PTSA. There are four distinct scholarships with minimum gpa requirements: 2.0 GPA for Vo-Tech, 2.5 for Community College, and 3.0 for university or fine arts college.$2,000
SAE International Scholarships
February 29, 2024HS Senior scholarships. Planning to major in Engineering or Related FieldVaries
DreamUS National ScholarshipFebruary 29, 2024Undocumented high school senior. Un-weighted GPA of 2.5, test scores, community service,
recommendations, and financial need.
Winter Park Women's ClubPostmarked March 1, 2024Seminole and Orange County residents who are also US Citizens may apply. Last year, $54,000 in scholarship money was awarded. Recipients are chosen based on financial need, involvement in school and community activities, and academic achievement.varies
Johnson Scholarship Foundation Scholarship (for children of UPS employees)March 1, 2023YesChild of UPS employee or retiree; enrolling in a 2yr, 4yr, or vocational school in Florida; demonstrate financial need$1000-
Hispanic Heritage Scholarship FundMarch 1, 2024Students of hispanic heritage who will be attending one of the schools listed below in pursuit of a bachelor's degree, attending full-time in the fall and spring, and have a minimum overall unweighted 3.0 or higher gpa should apply. UCF, Valencia College, Seminole State College, Lake Sumter State College, Rollins, AdventHealth University, the University of South Florida, or Florida Technical College (a part of National University College).$3,500 to $5,000
The Hagan Scholarship - improvementss to eligiblity requirementsMarch 1, 2024A nationwide need-based merit scholarship providing recipients with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate debt free. To be eligible, students must be U.S. Citizens, attend a traditional public high school governed by a school district, have a 3.5 cumulative gpa, enroll at an eligible four-year college or university following graduation, graduate from college in four years, work 240 hours from January 1, 2024 until commencement of the 2024 fall semester in college, applicants adjusted gross household income reported for 2022 Federal Income Tax Purposes must not exceed $100,000, provide a copy of the FAFSA SAR showing their EFC (or the equivalent documents from the revised FAFSA), apply for Federal and State grants, and not have a felony conviction.$7500 each semester for eight consecutive
American Chemical Society (ACS)March 1, 2024Minority senior, intending to major in a chemistry fieldup to $2,500